Magnets and Electric Currents an Elementary Treatise for the Use of Electrical Artisans and Science Teachers. J. A. Fleming, Sir John Ambrose.

Magnets and Electric Currents an Elementary Treatise for the Use of Electrical Artisans and Science Teachers

London and New York: E & FN Spon, Limited 1902. Second Edition. xv, [1 blank], [1]-408, 16 (ads) pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. An ex-library copy (MIT), properly withdrawn, recased and now sound. Several pages roughly opened. Upper corners bumped affecting textblock. Pocket in rear, call number in gilt on spine. Presents nicely on the shelf with lettering still bright. Very Good. Cloth. [22067]


The Second edition (first was 1898). Based on "a course of lectures given to the pupils and workmen at an electrical engineering factory under the title 'Short Lectures to Electrical Artisans.' Here brought up to date with the current state of the art. Fleming was well known in his time, inventing the "Thermionic Valve" (vacuum tube), consulting with Edison and many others on electrical matters. There was also a third edition published in 1914.

Price: $150.00